EMS World

A "heat map" of prior calls helps Life EMS Ambulance in Grand Rapids predict calls and make live decisions on routing.
The rescue drone is remotely controlled by first responders to speed through water to victims and features handles to hold onto while being pulled to shore, a lifejacket, helmet and two-way radio so rescuers can communicate with patients.
Demonstrations of their employee scheduling and workforce management system will be held at the annual EMS event, Pinnacle, taking place in Boca Raton, Florida, August 8th–11th.
The EARTH Symposium rolls out the next generation of medical resuscitative devices.
FirstNet and AT&T will deliver a wireless broadband network to public safety agencies for improved communications and safer communities.
NASA scientists and scuba divers have also approached Jeff Dykes for his innovative compass, which would be placed inside firefighters' helmets to help guide them through low visibility structure fires.
The associations hope to reinforce the use of mobile phones and apps to connect nearby CPR-trained citizens and off-duty professional responders.
Cybersecurity breaches in the state could heavily tax emergency management systems, leading Homeland Security officials to encourage heightened security efforts at the hand of the governor.
A partnership with FirstNet and AT&T will create jobs, spur investment and modernize public safety communications across the state.
The departments received over $300,000 to go toward their purchase of new portable radios, which will improve their communications with FEMA and other emergency response agencies.
The SiMPLi Series Point-of-Care USB Ultrasound allows medical professionals to view high-quality, real-time images on their Windows tablets and laptops.
The technology allows paramedics and EMTs to relay critical information to the hospital to prepare accordingly for incoming patients.

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This is the seventh in a yearlong series of articles developed by the Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration (AIMHI) to help educate EMS agencies on the hallmarks and attributes of high-performance/high-value EMS system design and operation. For more on AIMHI, visit www.aimhi.mobi.

The new partnership will accelerate the growth of this industry-leading security monitoring company.
The online, mulitplayer platform will allow first responders to train in life-like, complex coordinated attack scenarios.